Ideal Electrical Solutions (UK) Ltd
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EV Charger installation Edinburgh

Ideal Electrical are a leading installer of EV charging points in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. We are also an authorised repairer for some of the leading charging point manufacturers.

Electric Vehicle charging point installers

Is it time to plug you in?

Do you need an Electric Vehicle charger installed for your home or your commercial premises in Edinburgh?

Domestic EV charging points for home owners are normally installed on an exterior wall of your home or garage and are usually fitted in just one day.


EV charger plugged into the wall

Fully trained and accredited Electrical EV Installers

Our extensive experience coupled with SELECT registration, OZEV/OLEV/WCS approval, and association with the Energy Saving Trust as part of a government scheme, underpins our credibility with electric vehicle charging points.

OLEV Installer number: EVHS1904

WCS Installer number: WCS 1904

Our highly trained electricians install EV chargers throughout Edinburgh, with a portfolio spanning the city’s nooks and crannies. We can guide you through the complex landscape of EV charging installation with ease and efficiency.

We have a comprehensive understanding of various brands and models and can supply and install EV chargers according to your preferences. From domestic households to corporate fleets, our scalable solutions are tailored to help you.

Domestic and commercial EV chargers serve different purposes and environments, and vary in several key aspects:

1. Usage Purpose:

Domestic EV Chargers: These are designed for home use, where the charging demand is typically for one or two vehicles. The user usually charges their vehicle overnight.

Commercial EV Chargers: Installed in public areas, workplaces, or fleet bases, commercial EV chargers are meant to serve multiple vehicles, including those owned by employees, customers, or the public.

2. Charging speed:

Domestic EV Chargers: Typically, domestic chargers are slower, often ranging from 3kW to 7kW. They’re ideal for overnight charging, where a full charge can be achieved in several hours.

Commercial EV Chargers: Commercial chargers offer faster charging speeds, ranging from 7kW to 22kW for Level 2 chargers, or even higher for DC fast chargers. This ensures quicker turnover and the ability to serve more vehicles throughout the day.

3. Cost:

Domestic EV Chargers: Generally, more affordable and come with possible government grants or incentives for home installation.

Commercial EV Chargers: More expensive due to increased complexity, higher power output, and additional features like payment systems.

4. Features and Functionality:

Domestic EV Chargers: Often include basic features like scheduled charging and might be connected to a smartphone app for monitoring and control.

Commercial EV Chargers: Offer advanced functionalities like real-time availability, payment processing, fleet management integration, and analytics for usage tracking.

5. Installation and Maintenance:

Domestic EV Chargers: Installation is relatively straightforward, usually requiring a certified electrician to set up in a garage or driveway.

Commercial EV Chargers: Require more complex installation and ongoing maintenance. Considerations include compliance with local regulations, accessibility, and coordinating with utility providers.


While both domestic and commercial EV chargers serve the same fundamental purpose of charging electric vehicles, the distinctions in their design, functionality, and utilisation cater to the specific needs of home users versus commercial enterprises or public accessibility. Understanding these differences is crucial when selecting the appropriate charging solution for any given situation, whether it’s for private home use or broader commercial application.

Front view of the SyncEV Wall Charger type 2 with 7.4kW capacity.

Why Choose Ideal Electrical Solutions as your EV charging point installer?

Expertise: Our electricians are specifically trained in EV charger installations, ensuring quality and safety at every step. Our office team will guide you through the process from start to finish.

Tailor-Made Solutions: Offering a wide range of brands, we provide customised EV charging solutions that suit individual needs and preferences.

Accreditations and Trust: Being SELECT registered, OLEV/OZEV approved, and part of the Energy Saving Trust, we adhere to the highest industry standards and regulations.

Award-Winning Service: Recognised for our dedication and quality, we have received accolades that reflect our commitment to our craft.

Summary – We’re not just a business; we’re a partner in Edinburgh’s green journey, fostering a cleaner and more sustainable future. Our commitment to delivering the best vehicle charger installations in Edinburgh has cemented our reputation as the go-to provider for all EV charging needs.

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Contact us today and let’s charge your Electric Vehicles!

Whether you’re an Edinburgh homeowner looking for a home charging point or a business looking for a commercial charging solution, we are just a call away. Operating out of our office in Edinburgh, Ideal Electrical is ready help you embrace the electric vehicle revolution. Let’s drive the change together.

Contact us to get charging!


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